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in vermont. of course, the company's first set up. and we still make 70% of our products in the united states. cheryl: and you've been there for 25 years, we should mention to our viewers, you yourself have been with this company for 25 years. one of the most impressive things, i think s you've been able to keep 70% of your manufacturing in the united states at plants in the united states. what's the secret? >> well, the secret is what you have also indicated is the fact of being around for a long time and also thinking long term, making investments. you know, manufacturing in the united states is not easy, and if you're not thinking long term, if you're not continuously investing, it's not possible. because, you know, we have great people, we've got great history. we, in fact, have 73 locations in china and 60% of the product we're shipping from the united states to china. in furniture which is, you know, not made by robots. we still have a lot of labor even though we have a lot of, lot of technology that we've introduced. so i think it's a question of quality, it's a question of craftmanshi
deduction. coming up live from the concordia summit at the plaza hotel, first united states ambassador to iraq when iraq was finally liberated from saddam hussein, lot of businesses wanted to get in on that country to help rebuild it. what are the challenges? we know there were some problems. also, the u.s. ambassador to the united states coming up next. we will be back with more of "countdown to the closing bell." [ female announcer ] you want family dinner to be special. dad, we want pizza. you guys said tacos. [ female announcer ] it doesn't always work out that way. you know what? we're spending too much money on eating out anyway. honey, come look at this. [ female announcer ] my money map from wells fargo is a free online tool that helps you track your spending. so instead of having to deal with a tight budget, you could have a tighter family. ♪ wells fargo. together we'll go far. with the fidelity stock screener, you can try strategies from independent experts and see wh criteria they use. such as a 5% yield on dividend-paying stocks. then you can customize the strategies and
for 30 some years at many different park service units across the united states. the only time i've ever had a break is when i was on maternity leave. i have retired from doing this one thing that i loved. now, i'm going to be able to have the time to explore something different. it's like another chapter. wouldn't it be nice if there was an easier, less-expensive option than using a traditional lawyer? well, legalzoom came up with a better way. we took the best of the old and combined it with modern technology. together you get quality services on your terms, with total customer support. legalzoom documents have been accepted in all 50 states, and they're backed by a 100% satisfaction guarantee. so go to legalzoom.com today and see for yourself. it's law that just makes sense. cheryl: all right, here's your fox business market check. we were flirting with session highs, 1:50 eastern time, so a little less than two hours ago, but we've actually had a pullback for all the markets. as you can see the dow, we're up 64 but well off the session high. we had an intraday high that we were marki
to the united states of the four americans killed earlier this week in libya. tracy: you heard secretary clinton give us an inside scoop to all of them and remind us that these people risk their lives for us. we are going to take a break. we will be right back. and waiting in line. i don't have to leave my desk and get up and go to the post office anymore. [ male announcer ] with stamps.com, you can print real u.s. postage for all your letters and packages. it gives you the exact amount of postage you need the instant you need it. can you print only stamps? no. first class. priority mail. certified. international. and the mailman picks it up. i don't leave the shop anymore. [ male announcer ] get a 4-week trial plus $100 in extras including postage and a digital scale. go to stamps.com/tv and never go to the post office again. liz: good afternoon everybody. i'm liz claman. welcome to countdown of the closing bell. day three of our three days in the valley coverage. we are live in the heart of silicon valley on a day when markets are looking strong once again. this just one day after we had the f
obama left the white house now, but earlier today, he vowed to find the murders. >> the united states condemns in the strongest terms this outrageous and shocking attack. we're working with the government of libya to secure our diplomats, and i directed the administration to increase our security at diplomatic posts around the world, and make no mistake, we will work with the libyan government to bring to justice the killers who attacked our people. >> general national congress of libya just relesioned a statement calling the attack a disapproval or condemning and disapproving of the criminal attack on americans. president obama left here a short while ago headed to nevada for campaign events. back to you. liz: okay. thank you very much, rich edson. again, the conflicting information. now it could possibly have been a very coordinated military style attack versus an angry mob. we are following the story closely. gerri willis will have more on it on her show as well as melissa francis. in the meantime, live here in san fransisco at the intel forum. what's this mean? listen, this is a d
a barrel and what that meant for consumers and gasoline providers in the united states and developed nations when you think of a goldilocks scenario is not the same as we saw in early 2007 but the idea of the s&p and nasdaq and multi-year highs and gasoline prices coming down, central accommodation and what is taking place now number are very bullish on the heels of a rebalancing they referred to earlier and i will tell you into the close. liz: volatility and the close and we will give you all the information you need and thanks, great to see you. have a good weekend. the mission is to help you make money no matter what is happening in the world and peter barnes got a window into the federal reserve's thinking in an exclusive interview with eric rosenfrance. the move to implement quantitative easing is already starting to work in the housing market. >> rates are low in the boston market. prices going up. if you think the federal reserve program will last a fixed period, you want to catch it and interest rates low and prices going up. liz: precisely. why did we play the sound bite? my
plants in the united states and two of the most efficient coal-fire powered plants in the united states. we are now beginning to see both customers and shareholders the benefit of that building program. liz: now we're looking at a ten-year chart and it is a beautiful chart with the one tiny dip in 09 which everybody seemed to see. and again, since we're a business show where people are always looking for a great trade or a great stock to buy, this is something about you guys you know, you figure out ways to constantly move with what the atmosphere is doing, and that's why you are going to convert one of your plants at a pretty significant cost, from coal, you are going to convert one, i would assume you did the math and figure out it is best for business to do it this way? >> exactly, this particular power plant that we're about to convert is near downtown milwaukee which is where our headquarters building is. it is the only operating power plant inside the city limits of milwaukee. so it is a crucial piece of energy infrastructure to keep the lights on and keep voltage support for the
. as you mentioned, unemployment came close to 10% like europe and the united states, but in 2010, 2011, 2012, the economy's going again, i think the strongest economic growth in the western world. also this year. unemployment is down -- [inaudible] than any other western country, and this is due to the fact that the level of investment in the real economy grew by 40% in the last three years. >> reporter: what is it, dueck, that attract -- do you think, that attracts foreign investors to israel? when i've listened to some of the speakers today, they tab being a country that is on par with all the western democracies and economies, and can yet you're surrounded by neighbors who are hostile, you're in a very rough neighborhood. >> yeah. >> reporter: why is it that investors don't seem to be afraid of the neighbors? >> i opened my speech today exactly with this question, and i say people can find many reasons not to invest in israel, little country, little market, difficult geopolitics situation sitting in the middle of the middle east. and still you can find most of the big companies in t
after russia had trout like the united states indicated their production and output won't be as small as once predicted so prices came down and we have been talking about is all day. we continue to see -- we can't afford to feed these animals. and lower prices, in the chicago tribune today, worldwide bacon shortage is coming. long term after those are in the market and prices go down, tight supplies are going to turn around so that is the trey day. we have commodity winners. liz: don't even trade pork bellies any more. [talking over each other] liz: when it comes to the stuff. let's shake up with the team. biggest stories moving the market and we are going down so let's bring in liz macdonald. to you first with your exclusive interview made some big headlines. we don't usually crow about this. it began to speak to you and the markets went down. >> that is because he said he doesn't think q e 3, announced a couple weeks ago will be very effective. he doesn't think it will move very much on interest rates and on economic growth for the unemployment situation. he also said all of this cr
to contribute here in the united states." shements the europeans to do the -- she wants the europeans to do the unified banking supervision, unified fiscal policy, and shements the fiscal -- she wants the fiscal cliff addressed here in the united states. liz: ifo -- i-f-o, the german sentiment. people put emphasis into that. the recent health care law will hit the economy if not repealed. who did the survey? >> it's a really important survey, done by the national association of business economics, top economists at the country's biggest companies at places like dupont or wells fargo. the majority, 75% says health korsts continue to rise, and 60% say fewer employers provide coverage in the near future, and four out of the ten was the repeal of the health care law. the majority, nine out of ten said what is hanging up the u.s. economy is dc fiscal policy. the majority said make permanent the income tax rate, capital gains rate, and dividends rate, and and -- seven out of ten approved the pipeline. liz: how does the country run when nobody wants to do anything? who knows. apple. this is a huge
the result of the united states of america. >> administration officials say they are there to contain protests and violence in yemen, egypt and around the region. back to you. liz: and dropped us if is any more news. that is the latest picture. this affects the markets and some way shape or form. it is being completely overwhelmed. this will continue as long as the federal reserve sees weakness. back here live at hewlett-packard headquarters in a fox business exclusive. a lot if you own this stock. coming up, the transformation of a company that has been under fire for several years now. we have the products over our shoulders here and the woman in charge who stepped up to the plate and said i am the one who believes i can really turn this company around. right here exclusively from the headquarters of hewlett-packard. ♪ everyone has goals. take the steps to reach yours, with us with real advice, for real goals. the us bank wealth management advisor can help you. every step of the way. from big steps, to little steps. since 1863 we've helped guide our clients, so they can take the s
the united states. they're going to protect the prophet mohammed. a call from how t hezbollah. a lot of military. it may remember they're the ones involved in the 2006 war with israel, lots of rockets and a lot of abilities overseas to launch attacks against american interests and or western interests. we saw violence in afghanistan. they had to beat eaten back from the compound, and in pakistan wherwere they used water cannond tear gas to beat back protesters. they would temporarily close for the day because of the fear of how much anti-american violence would spin out of control in pakistan. there was more violence volatile cocktails, those kind of things. this was all sparked by that movie put on youtube, more of a clip, amateur thing being disrespectful to the prophet mohammed. i interviewed today one of the organizers of the original protest with a movie that began. i asked have you seen this movie? he said no, i haven't, but i heard about it. what is probably important to note, the protest are not because people are watching this movie, but are hearing about it and the fans ext
as we have seen in the united states. the ftse up 12% and the cac index of 12% and bank stocks, french bank stocks up 7%. certainly a lot of positive reaction to this news but there are critics who say that the pcb is just throwing money at the problem. this is tantamount to finding governments by printing bank notes. there you go. strongly opposes this move. there are those who say it helps bring confidence back and brings down borrowing costs. bottom line is what does it do to address the euro zone debt crisis itself. this does not address it. it is down to individual governments to get their fiscal house in order. it could be a long time before that can be accomplished. >> the dow is up 220 points and the s&p up 26. it has been a real rally. let's take it to the traders at the stock exchange. john core team of legal very broad based rally. if you had to pick one is it a good private sector job numbers? let's not ignore that. we had job gains of 280,000. >> you are right. the economic data out of washington clearly is something the market needed and wanted and helping the market move
with the lowest unemployment rate in the united states. find out who it is and how he's doing it in a fox business exclusive. but back to this market that cannot decide whether to be up or down, let's get to the floor show right now. traders at the new york stock exchange, cme group and the nymex. it looks like a washout from the new york stock exchange, crossing 80 times the flat line, does what happens at the closing bell really matter today, versus how we trade on monday or in advance of what the fed does? >> well, it's an excellent point where you're unrscoring is the quandary that traders are in right now. they want to take it higher based upon central planning and central bank action, but then they pull away and they see notes like we got on intel today, and they worry about the fundamentals and the fundamentals actually support the equity prices up here. i think we'll probably run into the close and say a little flat. we will get the numbers here in about half hour. we can take a look at those now. they will truly come down to next thursday and what chairman bernanke has to say. the general
colorado is remax ceo margaret kelly. we see their signs all over the united states. margaret, you would be the perfect person where we could check the temperature gauge. but the question that we ask is the most often-asked question, and that is, have we finally bottomed out because it matters to people who are looking to buy, to sell -- to buy, to sell, to refie, or to invest? -- to re-fi or to invest? >> you are exactly right. yes, i really do think we have bottomed out. the good numbers are for 14 months in a row we have had more sales each month for 14 months and the prices have gone up for the last 7 months. those are all great signs for us. in january i was cautiously optimistic. now i'm optimistic. liz: now we are going into the fall season. i never can figure out with you guys. oh the spring is the buying season. the fall is selling season. what is it as we head into fall? >> usually what happens, families like to move in the summer and they like to get their kids in by fall for school, and so usually fall into probably the first of the year, things start to taper off. so if it d
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